-- Former WWE star Rene Dupree turns 29-years-old today. After competing in Japan and Europe following his 2007 departure from WWE, the French Canadian wrestler returned to North America last month at an independent show.

-- This week's WWE SmackDown show scored 57,022 in social media activity. This is down 4% from last week's show. SmackDown ranked #4 on cable TV, continuing its decline on Friday nights. Other than the November 2 show, SmackDown scored its lowest Friday night social media score in six months dating back to June 8.

-- World Wrestling Network sent out the following today…

World Wrestling Network presents

Jeff Peterson Cup X

Saturday, December 15, 2012 - 6 PM EST. Bell Time

The Orpheum

1915 E. 7th Avenue

Ybor City, FL

Live on iPPV at www.WWNLive.com

Proceeds to Benefit Nathan Dodd's Fight Against Cancer

Reserved VIP & Front Row Tickets Available at www.WWNLive.com/jpcx

FREE General Admission

Donations Accepted At The Door

The Tenth Annual and Final Jeff Peterson Memorial Cup

First Round was last night leading to today at 6pm EST on live iPPV at WWNLive.com with:

Second Round Matches:

Samuray Del Sol vs. Jonathan Gresham

Mike Cruz vs. Jon Davis

2011 JPC Winner AR Fox vs. Shane Strickland

Papadon w/ Larry Dallas & Trina Michaels vs. Lince Dorado

FRAY! Featuring Eddie Rios, Derek Ryze, Maxwell Chicago, John Silver, Joey Janela, Jay Cruz, Johnny Vandal, Black Baron & BJ Hancock

Plus The Semi-Finals & Finals